[CentOS] oops, or how to bring a datacenter router down with one setting

Fri Feb 10 15:06:43 UTC 2012
Dennis Jacobfeuerborn <dennisml at conversis.de>

On 02/10/2012 02:54 PM, Bob Hoffman wrote:
> ---------------------------------------------------------
> Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote
> /Fri Feb 10 06:47:22 EST 2012/
> On 02/10/2012 12:54 AM, Bob Hoffman wrote:
>> /  so I gave up on bonding.
> />/  I found about 300 posts showing eth0 and eth1 both pointing to br0 (bridge)
> />/  as interfaces.
> />/  I followed them correctly, or so I thought.
> />/  I pointed both ethx to the bridge, restarted network and bam...!!!
> /
> Bonding and bridging are completely different things. If you want to start
> bonding then you should first start with simply bonding the two interfaces
> and only once you got that going add the bridge and then add the bond0
> device to it.
> Regards,
>      Dennis
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> Yea, I gave up on bonding, ended up just using eth1. But every tutorial
> I found had added eth0 and eth1 as interfaces to br0, thus sharing the
> bridge so to speak.
> All the tutorials were for debian though, all the centos ones ended up
> pointing each eth to a different cridge (br0 and br1)

What are you actually trying to accomplish? You still seem to mix bonding 
and bridging willy nilly as if they are somehow related. They are not.